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After shooting their way to a close runner-up spot to the perennial Suburban Lakes League “Sheriffs-in-Town” Genoa in 2007, a respectable third-place finish at Sectionals which qualified them for District play, and top three finishing spots in virtually every tourney (including outgunning everyone in the Old Fort Invitational), it should come as no surprise to anyone that seventh-year head coach Scott Smith and his Woodmore golfers were one of the most smoking-hot local golf teams around these parts.

Woodmore’s golfers are entering this brand-new fray with confidence along with some young, re-loaded talent. The Wildcats lost no key players from a year ago, when they finished 6-1 in SLL dual play. 

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Fresh off of a painful 2007 season that saw them licking their wounds to the tune of an 0-14 mark at the merciless hands of their Suburban Lakes League opposition, the Woodmore Wildcats volleyball program went on the prowl this off-season and hired former veteran Whitmer freshman volleyball coach Julie Odenweller.

“I am very excited about the opportunity to be coaching this talented group of athletes,” praises an optimistic Coach Odenweller.

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There was only one direction for the Lake football team to go this season.
So far, so good.

Last Friday night, second-year coach Bob Abbey's squad came within one minute of posting a shutout in a 27-7 season-opening victory at Swanton.

"When there were four or five minutes left, the coaches and kids were thinking when was last time we had a shutout," Abbey said. "It's been a couple years. It's something you think about in the last few minutes of the game. We had rotated some kids in all night long and Swanton marched in there and put it in the end zone."

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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